Working with Wire

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Resources and Going Further

You should now be familiar with electrical wire and how useful it is in the world of electronics. Whether you’re prototyping, reworking, or building a final product, electrical wire can be your best friend. Here are some other tutorials you can explore that involve electrical wire.

  • Wire is the most basic element when creating your own circuits.
  • Unsure which connectors to use? Have a look at Connector Basics to get what you need!
  • Want to start prototyping? Check out Breadboards to get going!
  • Looking for more flexibility in your connections? Try using conductive thread in your wearables projects!

Connector Basics

Connectors are a major source of confusion for people just beginning electronics. The number of different options, terms, and names of connectors can make selecting one, or finding the one you need, daunting. This article will help you get a jump on the world of connectors.

What is a Circuit?

Every electrical project starts with a circuit. Don't know what a circuit is? We're here to help.

How to Use a Breadboard

Welcome to the wonderful world of breadboards. Here we will learn what a breadboard is and how to use one to build your very first circuit.

LilyPad Basics: E-Sewing

Learn how to use conductive thread with LilyPad components.

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